The Hour of Peril

The Hour of Peril

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"It's history that reads like a race-against-the-clock thriller." Harlan Coben

Daniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award–winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl, uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War in THE HOUR OF PERIL.

In February of 1861, just days before he assumed the presidency, Abraham Lincoln faced a "clear and fully-matured" threat of assassination… (more)

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History has given us a multitude of stories about Lincoln’s actual assassination at Ford’s Theater, but Stashower has written the compelling true story of dastardly events that, if carried out, would have changed history forever. History buffs in particular will love this fascinating read.

Book Details  

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (January 29, 2013)

Collection: Minotaur Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2014 winner, Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction 2013 winner

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